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. for "religion & ethics newsweekly," i'm deborah potter in washington. >> "may the great scout master of all great scouts be with us until we meet again." >>> the war in syria was a major topic of conversation this week as president obama met with the turkish prime minister in washington. turkey has taken in more than 400,000 syrian refugees since the conflict began. the united nations said if current rates continue, the total number of people fleeing the syrian violence could reach 3.5 million by the end of the year. >>> the vatican reports that over a recent ten-year period, the number of catholics in the world increased by 1.5%. as of 2011, the catholic population was just over 1.2 billion. growth has dropped in europe and the u.s., but has accelerated in the developing world, particularly africa and asia. meanwhile, the number of permanent deacons, men who can be married and who are allowed to perform certain duties, rose 43% in europe and was also up sharply in the americas. but the number of women in religious orders has dropped 10%, worldwide. >>> pope francis this week charged that c
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